The Evolution of Intelligence: A Palaeontological Perspective

  • Martin Pickford
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 17)


The main contribution of the fossil record concerning the evolution of intelligence, as I perceive it, is the time perspective: the time depth.


Bone Mass Fossil Record Brain Size Benthic Foraminifera Physical Anthropology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Pickford
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  1. 1.Institute of AnthropologyUniversity of FlorenceFlorenceItaly

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